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Macdonald Rusacks Hotel

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Pilmour Links, St. Andrews KY16 9JQ, Scotland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at Rusacks for two nights and found the lodging and service to be perfectly adequate. I would recommend the hotel for golfers looking for a good location that was convenient to the courses, featuring decent food and drink options and a clean/comfortable room. However, I would add that the place certainly shows the wear and tear of being... More 

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Wamberal, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Absolutely loved our stay at MacDonald Rusacks. Perfect location that overlooked the 18th hole, beautiful rooms and friendly staff. Also had a delicious breakfast to top it all off. Can not wait to return.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I found this hotel rather disappointing. Although the initial welcome was good, when I got to my room the pillow had what looked like a mascara mark on it. Initially I thought it was poor laundry, but when I noticed the next night that the cushions on the bed were not pushed to one side as they had been on... More 

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Stirling Scotland
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24 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed for two nights last week. Very nice room,very clean. Breakfast was excellent. Great location being near the town centre and overlooking the golf course. An excellent stay. We did not eat in the hotel but others said it was excellent

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has a marvellous setting with a vista over the Old Course and the sea. The staff are smiling and most helpful. The food ,however is the jewel in the crown. Our dinner was unforgettably good. No wonder this Brigade of Chefs produced a professional Masterchef !

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Ann Arbor
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location, view, food, service, bedding all 1st class. The bar has a fabulous view of the 18 hole on the Old Course, and the hotel is full of wonderful portraits of golf's royalty. I wouldn't considering staying anywhere else in St Andrews.

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Germany
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The good: Nice location, large room (Suite 214) The bad: is there enough space? I will only summarise and let the pictures speak for themselves. Large piece of dried (hence old) Tomato form previous guest on the carpet. Spiderwebs in corner (spider het dried, hence must have been there for a long time). Used tissue paper (from previous guest), dirt... More 

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Whitburn
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great stay at the hotel. Staff very friendly and helpful. Our room was a great size for our family and loved the set up. Breakfast and dinner was lovely. Ideal location. Families and golfers will love this hotel.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First impression of the hotel was really good with a nice relaxing atmosphere and fantastic views. The room was just ok with no view whatsoever and very dark and poor lighting. Bathroom wasn't very clean and in need of refurbishment. There was a shower over the bath, and around the shower door was dirty and mouldy as was the ceiling.... More 

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Dumbarton, United Kingdom
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

St Andrews is always an exciting bustling town to visit. We visited for a birthday meal treat and an overnight stay. We had a premier room, junior suite, overlooking the final green of the Old Course and it was lovely. The room was clean and comfortable, the staff were nice and our little was welcome too.

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Lia J, Manager at Macdonald Rusacks Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Stuart, Thank you for your lovely review, I'm glad to hear you were pleased with all aspects of your stay and enjoyed the view from the junior suite, it really is breathtaking. Your comments are very much appreciated and have been shared with the Rusacks Team. We would be delighted to welcome you back in the future. Kind regards... More 

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